TZ Odyssey

Marine navigation software - TZ Odyssey

TZ Odyssey is cutting-edge navigation software, specifically designed for use aboard sailing and power boats.

Its wide range of features and user-friendly interface make it the perfect solution for recreational users. Safe and straightforward navigation is made easy by the route creation tool, integrated tides and currents data and free weather forecast overlay.

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TZ Odyssey

Pack includes all NOAA raster and vector charts (mm3D format) + 3D data + high resolution satellite photos for the US.

The new TIMEZERO v2.1 is available, click here for more details.

TZ Odyssey Wide

TZ Odyssey is our entry-level product that is based on the revolutionary TIMEZERO technology, and NOAA raster and vector charts are included for free for all US waters.

TIMEZERO chart engine:
The TIMEZERO chart engine allows you to pan and zoom with lightning speed. It features full 3D chart rendering, allowing users to choose the traditional 2D top-down view of the navigation chart or switch to a 3D view for a wider field of vision. Pan and zoom across the chart to instantly view it in any angle at any scale range. There is no limited “3D mode” because TZ Odyssey operates in a true 3D environment at all times.

mm3d navigation charts:
TZ Odyssey comes complete with charts that cover the entire US coast, including Alaska, Hawaii, the Pacific Islands and Great lakes.
Odyssey uses MapMedia mm3d charts, which give users the opportunity to choose from multiple chart sources such as official S-57 vector and raster charts from hydrographic offices around the world. Vector charts from C-MAP by Jeppesen and DataCore by Navionics are also available.
This software also features the patented PhotoFusion: an intelligent mix of marine charts, 3D data and satellite imagery to give you the best possible information at all times.
TZ Odyssey provides a range of features for safe navigation:

  • GPS positioning
  • Weather forecast (GRIB files)
  • Free worldwide tide database
  • Management of Routes and Waypoints
  • AIS function


  • The TIMEZERO chart engine: the fastest and smoothest on the market today.
  • PhotoFusion feature: Marine charts, 3D data and satellites photos are fused together to provide the best possible information.
  • The mm3d worldwide coverage chart catalogue with raster and vector charts:
    • mm3d raster charts from local hydrographic offices
    • Official S-57 vector charts in mm3d format from select hydrographic offices
    • mm3d C-MAP by Jeppesen vector charts
    • mm3d DataCore by Navionics vector charts
  • User-friendly interface
  • Create and manage Routes & Waypoints
  • Free Worldwide Weather Forecast (GRIB files)
  • Worldwide tide database 
  • AIS function
  • Excellent technical support from the Nobeltec team


  • Connection to instruments: Serial ports (NMEA0183, NMEA 2000) or the Furuno NavNet network by Ethernet (for navigation information only)
  • Marks and Routes transfer to GPS (**)
  • Exclusive TIMEZERO chart engine: real-time navigation, native 3D chart view and seamless chart redraw
  • Includes a complete set of US Charts (NOAA RNC raster charts and ENC vector charts), 3D data and high resolution satellite photos (*)
  • PhotoFusion: an intelligent mix of satellite photos and nautical charts
  • Unlimited Vessel Track Recording and Track Line Coloring (with track recall feature)
  • Unlimited Marks, Waypoints, Routes, Boundaries, Circles, Lines and Annotations
  • POIs: integration with ActiveCaptain, the interactive cruising guidebook - see, and AIS online and even save your own photos to the chart
  • Free Nobeltec Weather Service (GRIB files): rain, cloud coverage, air temperature, wind, waves, oceanic currents, pressure
  • Alarms: anchor alarm, AIS CPA/TCPA alarm, depth alarm and more

Options available: 

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(*) Vector Chart coverage subject to available NOAA ENC. High resolution satellite photos for the US are available as a free download
(**) Standard NMEA0183 $xxWPL and $xxRTE sentences are used for the transfer. Check your GPS specifications for compatibility

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System Requirements

  • Microsoft® Windows® 7, or Windows® 8 
  • CPU 1.5 GHz (Intel i5 or above recommended) 
  • 2GB of RAM (4GB recommended)
  • Video Board:
    • Minimum:  dedicated Video Board (ATI or NVIDIA) with 256MB VRAM or integrated Intel Graphic Chipset (HD series)

    • Recommended: Dedicated Video Board (ATI or NVIDIA) with 512MB VRAM

  • Screen Resolution: 1024 X 600 or higher 
  • DVD reader
  • Hard Disk: 20 GB of free memory 
  • USB or Serial Port for connecting instruments
  • Internet Connection for initial installation and setup highly recommended
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